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Gunny r lee ermey

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Iansstud, Feb 4, 2010.

  1. Iansstud

    Iansstud SW WA / PDX Member

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    I know he has been a spokesman for some time now for glock but It hit me today at just how much of a sellout this guy is!!!

    He is all about the USMC, but to trade in your 1911 for a glock??? I just dont get it.. You would think the USMC would hire him as a spokes-person or as a recruiting tool... I would still like to meet him someday, but dont understand this...

    thats my random rant of the day...
    R_Lee_Ermey.jpg
     
  2. Nightshade

    Nightshade vancouver,WA Well-Known Member

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    As always its about a payday. just my thoughts
     
  3. spider

    spider Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    Have you researched lately about usmc sidearms, it hasnt been a 1911 platform in a few decades.
     
  4. Iansstud

    Iansstud SW WA / PDX Member

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    I understand this, I would be ok if he was the spokesperson for beretta...:D:D:D
     
  5. Cougfan2

    Cougfan2 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    Why Gomer Pyle, is that a 1911 in your holster?

    YOU KNOW THE ONE THING IN THIS WORLD I CAN'T STAND IS A 1911! :D
     
  6. tallshipsgo

    tallshipsgo Springfield OR Well-Known Member

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    I don't care if he pimps Glocks, the mans got to make a living. At least he isn't trying to sell Hi-Points! Then you could question his veracity! :) Actually, most of the Marines I've known loved their glocks and agreed with Cougfan2 about 1911's: they hated them. Some of the comments were: Dinosaur, outdated relic, unnecessarily complicated pieces of sh*t, etc. R. Lee is still OK in my book.
     
  7. thelendog

    thelendog Milwaukie Member

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    it'd be better if he using a proper grip . . .
     
  8. matt_w

    matt_w Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    Can't hate on a guy for putting food on his table.
     
  9. MountainBear

    MountainBear Sweet Home, OR Well-Known Member

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    Someone needs to explain to him and Glock that the ready position is with the gun pointed down, not into the air. Beyond that, as long as I don't have to listen to him yell, I'm okay with him endorsing whoever he wants.
     
  10. Cougfan2

    Cougfan2 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    Actually, I love my 1911's, but there's nothing wrong with Glocks either. I was just having fun with the Full Metal Jacket reference. :D
     
  11. Marshall Tall Eagle

    Marshall Tall Eagle Woodburn, OR 97071 Member

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    See that flag in the background, it means freedom and Gunny has paid the price for freedom. So damm it let him have a free choice in what weapon he prefers.

    Lest we forget, that all us veterans have paid a price for freedom, then comes along others who think its wrong that me make a choice.

    May I asked how many of you guys against Gunny's choice are veterans.

    God Bless Our Veterans

    Signed.

    Marshall Tall Eagle, US Army Vietnam veteran and proud of it.
     
  12. tallshipsgo

    tallshipsgo Springfield OR Well-Known Member

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    Couldn't agree more Mr. Tall Eagle. Take care and thank you.
     
  13. DERGLOCKINMEISTER

    DERGLOCKINMEISTER SPRINGFIELD OREGON Member

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    Working for a company isn't "selling out " it's a job . I'm jealous because I would love to be a Glock rep . Trouble is , my mug wouldn't sell any handguns . A gunny has got to eat !
     
  14. tallshipsgo

    tallshipsgo Springfield OR Well-Known Member

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    You couldn't sell a Lorcin with my mug! :laugh:
     
  15. Bill Siegle

    Bill Siegle Oregon Active Member

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    Ummm you apparantly don't know that some Marine Security forces carry Glock 21s :) I believe it is the nuclear security branch. Read it in a book and online so it's gotta be true :D
     
  16. matt_w

    matt_w Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    And they aren't worried about their glocks exploding and damaging the nuclear weapons?
     
  17. cyclesarge

    cyclesarge Eugene OR, DUH! We're ALL in the NORTHWEST Well-Known Member

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    He's just getting paid. He played a homosexual in "Saving Silverman", doesn't mean anything, he's an actor.
     
  18. Schwabdl

    Schwabdl Hillsboro Active Member

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    has anybody scene his lock and load pistols episode quite entertaining and the whole episode is how the 1911 is his favorite sidearm............until he shoots the glock 18
     
  19. NoAim

    NoAim Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    As I'm sure the Gunny would say, "once a Marine, always a Marine".

    How do you think he actually BECAME a Gunnery Sergeant?

     
  20. MilesTeg

    MilesTeg Troutdale, OR Active Member

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    Is it possible to get a proper grip with a Glock:D?